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Sniffing Dogs Can Detect Malaria

January 31st, 2019 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

After years of worldwide decline, malaria is on a worrisome upswing, but researchers from Durham University, in the UK, have [&hellip


The Power of Thank-You Notes

January 31st, 2019 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Practicing gratitude is a healthy habit, yet people often hesitate to write heartfelt thank-you notes to people that have touched [&hellip


Zinc Combo Fights Aging Diseases

January 31st, 2019 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

When zinc, a trace mineral, is combined with tea, coffee, chocolate and other foods that contain specific antioxidant compounds, it [&hellip


Holy Basil Fights Tooth Infection

January 31st, 2019 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), an Indian herb also known as holy basil, has been proven effective in studies in reducing stress, [&hellip


Daily Walks Make Kids Healthier

December 31st, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Thanks to a program called The Daily Mile, Scottish schoolchildren have shown improvements in their fitness and body composition, researchers [&hellip


Artificial Sweeteners Harm Gut Microbes

December 31st, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Six popular artificial sweeteners approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration—aspartame, sucralose, neotame, saccharine, advantame and acesulfame potassium-k-were found [&hellip


Beet Juice Boosts Stamina

December 31st, 2018 | by Natural Awakenings Publishing Corp.

Beetroot juice supplements increase exercise duration and intensity for heart failure patients with a condition called reduced ejection fraction, which [&hellip



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